Standard Chartered Nepal

Standard Chartered Nepal, Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited has been in operation in Nepal since 1987 when it was initially registered as a joint-venture operation. Today the Bank is an integral part of Standard Chartered Group having an ownership of 70.21% in the company with 29.79% shares owned by the Nepalese public. The Bank enjoys the status of the largest international bank currently operating in Nepal.

Standard Chartered has a history of over 150 years in banking and operates in many of the world’s fastest-growing markets with an extensive global network of over 1700 branches (including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures) in over 70 countries in the Asia Pacific Region, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the United Kingdom and the Americas. As one of the world’s most international banks, Standard Chartered employs almost 87,000 people, representing over 115 nationalities, worldwide. This diversity lies at the heart of the Bank’s values and supports the Bank’s growth as the world increasingly becomes one market.

With 15 points of representation, 23 ATMs across the country and with more than 450 local staff, Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd. is in a position to serve its clients and customers through an extensive domestic network. In addition, the global network of Standard Chartered Group gives the Bank a unique opportunity to provide truly international banking services in Nepal.

Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited offers a full range of banking products and services to a wide range of clients and customers encompassing individuals, mid-market local corporate, multinationals, large public sector companies, government corporations, airlines, hotels as well as the DO segment comprising of embassies, aid agencies, NGOs and INGOs.

The Bank has been the pioneer in introducing ‘customer focused’ products and services in the country and aspires to continue to be a leader in introducing new products in delivering superior services. It is the first Bank in Nepal that has implemented the Anti-Money Laundering policy and applied the ‘Know Your Customer’ procedure on all the customer accounts.

Corporate Social Responsibility is an integral part of Standard Chartered’s ambition to become the world’s best international bank and is the mainstay of the Bank’s values. The Bank believes in delivering shareholder value in a socially, ethically an environmentally responsible manner. Standard Chartered throughout its long history has played an active role in supporting those communities in which its customers and staff live. It concentrates on projects that assist children, particularly in the areas of health and education. Environmental projects are also occasionally considered. It supports non-governmental organisations involving charitable community activities The Group launched two major initiatives in 2003 under its ‘Believing in Life’ campaign- ‘Living with HIV/AIDS’ and ‘Seeing is Believing’.

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Board Composition

  • Mr. Jitender Arora – Chairman
  • Ms. Karen De Alwis – Director
  • Mr. Krishna Kumar Pradhan – Director
  • Mr. Bharat Kunwar – Director
  • Mr. Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar – Director

The Bank’s Executive Committee (EXCO) is represented by the following:

Executive Committee

  • Joseph Silvanus – Chief Executive Officer & Head Retail Clients
  • Gorakh Rana – Head Global Banking & Commercial Banking
  • Michael Siddhi – Head Transaction Banking
  • Adarsha Bazgain – Head Financial Markets & Financial Market Sales
  • Rajan Udas – Head Human Resource
  • Gopi K Bhandari – Senior Credit Officer & Chief Risk Officer
  • Suraj Lamichhane – Financial Controller
  • Sanjay Pant – Head Compliance
  • Sujit Shrestha – Chief Information Officer
  • Bimal Singh – Head, Legal & Company Secretary

The Bank’s Audit Committee is represented by the following:

Audit Committee

  • Ms. Karen De Alwis – Chairman ( Member of Board Risk Committee & NED)
  • Mr. Bharat Kunwar – Member

The Board Risk Committee is represented by the following:

Board Risk Committee

  • Mr. Krishna Kumar Pradhan – Chairman (Independent Director)
  • Ms. Karen De Alwis – Member (Chairman of Audit Committee & NED)
  • Mr. Gopi K Bhandari – Member Secretary (Chief Risk Officer)

Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited

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Location:Buddha Chowk Colony Burmeli Tole, Bhairahawa, Western Region, Nepal

Company Type:Public (SCB)

Revenue:$27.7 Million

Employees: 495

Industries: Banking, Finance. 

Codes:SIC Codes: 6011, 6029 , NAICS Codes: 521110, 522110



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Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Branch Locations

Biratnagar Branch
Branch-Biratnagar, Morang Branch PO Box 201, Main Road, Biratnagar – 3, Nepal
Fax No:977-21-528982
Branch Manager:Ms. Sharmila Homagai

Birgunj Branch
Branch-Birgunj, Adarsha Nagar Branch Adarsha Nagar-13, Birgunj, Nepal
Fax No:051-529677
Officer:Ms. Jyoti Kumari Gupta

Butwal Branch
Branch-Butwal, Rupandehi Branch Milan Chowk, Butwal- 11, Rupandehi
Tel: 977-71-546832
Fax No:977-71-546882
Branch Manager:Mr. Laxman Giri

Dharan Branch
Sunsari Branch Panna Kamala Complex, Buddha Marga, Dharan-7, Sunsari
Tel:977-25-520505, 530980
Fax No:977-25-530981
Branch Manager:Mr. Rishant Shrestha

Lalitpur Branch
Branch – Jawalakhel, Lalitpur Branch PO Box 3990, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal
Tel:977-1-5540544, 5540566
Fax No:977-1-5523266
Branch Manager:Mr. Yogendra Rana

Lazimpat Branch
Branch – Lazimpat Branch P.O.Box 3990, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
Fax No:977-1-4420727
Branch Manager:Mr. Rajendra Luitel

Narayangarh Branch
Bhatbhateni premises (ground floor), Bharatpur-10, Chitwan, Nepal
Fax No:056-571279
Branch Manager:Mr. Niwesh Shrestha

Naya Baneshwore Branch
New Baneshwor Branch P.O.Box 3990, New Baneshwar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel:977-1-4782333, 4783753
Fax No:977-1- 4780762
Branch Manager:Mr. Sujeet Karn

Nepalgunj Branch
Branch-Nepalgunj, Banke Branch Surkhet Road, Ward No 13, Nepalgunj Banke, Nepal
Tel:977-81-525514, 520022
Fax No: 977-81-525515
Branch Manager:Mr. Harmesh Soni

New Road Branch
Raina Basera, Basantapur Durbar Square, New Road-23, KTM
Tel:01-4244406/ 4244505/ 4244124
Fax No:01-4244961
Branch Manager:Mr. Sunil Mandal

Pokhara Branch
P.O box:8, New Road, Pokhara
Tel.:977 061 523875, 523876, 536231, 536230
Fax:977 061 531676
Branch Manager:Ms. Chandani Rana

Boudha Branch
Bhatbhateni premises (ground floor), Chuchepati, Boudha-7, Kathmandu
Tel: 977-1- 4481819, 4481822
Fax: 977-1-4481821
Branch Manager:Mr. Amod Bhattarai